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I was being a hypocrite-mom! Here’s how I stopped…
August 7, 2018

Now that my girls are strong, confident swimmers, I can turn into one lazy mama at the pool.

After years of being in there, helping them swim, and catching them when they jump, I figured I’d earned it.

But this summer’s found me balancing my laziness with bursts of wild jumping from the diving board and play.

Why? (more…)


You’re probably doing this wrong (a better way to happiness inside)
July 24, 2018

I make this mistake all the time and I guarantee you do too… what is it?

We move through our days believing that “As soon as _______________ happens, I will be relaxed and happy.” (more…)


What I learned at Family Mindfulness Retreat (& family pictures!)
July 17, 2018

just got home from a 5-day Family Mindfulness Retreat at Blue Cliff Monastery in New York state (pictures below).

In fact, this is the first time I’ve opened my laptop – which is weird for me, as I connect with my clients and you, the Mindful Mama community – online.

So while I don’t have a new podcast for you this week, I’ll share my fresh takeaways from taking five days to go completely offline, slow down, and connect with the here and now: (more…)


An Orange and That Mean Voice In Your Head
January 9, 2018

As I write, my kids are coming home early because of snow on their first day back after TWO snow days last week.

(Sigh.)

Life regularly squeezes us. No matter how much we try to avoid or block out the difficult moments, they’re inevitable. That’s just life.

The real question is, how do we respond to those moments?

Let”s make this real. Imagine this:

You walk into the bathroom to discover your 5-year old smearing the expensive moisturizer you splurged on all over his arms and legs. Your brain freaks out and so do you – yelling and scaring your child. Soon you feel crappy that you’ve yelled.

You’ve been squeezed. Now what?

(more…)


How to believe in possibility (and why that matters as parents)
January 2, 2018

Happy New Year!!

I’m so glad I’m connecting with you because I have an important message today:

Too often, we’re parenting out of fear.

We’re irritable and unable to enjoy our kids because we’re afraid. (more…)



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